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University of California, San Diego, Library
by Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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Description : The film consists of the best footage of benthic life generated by the "Monster Camera" project conducted in 1970. In this NSF-sponsored project, Isaacs and his team dropped a bait pail, light source and cine camera on the sea floor at various locations at depths of 200-3700 meters in order to get photographs of life on the sea floor. The film includes a detailed description of the underwater camera system and images of sea floor activity. This film was initially shown...
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Educational Films
by Journal Films, inc
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Introduction to basic concepts about the ocean: why is it salty? How big is it? What causes waves? What creatures live in the ocean? Why is the ocean important?
Topics: Oceanography, Marine ecology, Marine ecology, Oceanography
Educational Films
by Varley, Margaret E. (Margaret Elizabeth), 1918-2009; Open University
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Topics: Oceanography and state, Marine resources, Marine resources, Oceanography and state
Educational Films
by Werrenrath, Reinald, Jr. [from old catalog]
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Discusses the scientific disciplines involved in oceanography, including meteorology, physics, chemistry, biology, and geology. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Oceanography
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PeriscopeFilm
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The US Navy presents “Mission: Oceanography,” a 1966 educational film that examines the history of the Navy’s exploration of life under the sea. A narrator explains how a fledging United States looked to the sea after having expanded westward in the early 18th century. In 1830 the Navy established “The Depot of Charts and Instruments” (mark  03:00 ), designed as a “repository for knowledge.” Includes shots of a tall ship or clipper navigating through heavy seas at  2:20 . The...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Educational Films
by Doubleday Multimedia
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Also issued in super 8 mm. in cartridge
Topics: Coral reef ecology, Coral reef ecology
“A whole new world is opening up. A world beneath the sea.” Those are the opening words of the United States Navy film, “World of the Sea.” The 1973 documentary that takes the viewer beneath the waves as the narrator explains how the Navy must perform essential support maneuvers underwater, whether it be in submarines or by using divers for missions such as salvage and repair, underwater construction, study of acoustics, or scientific research. Amidst scenes of divers in the ocean as...
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Made by Northrop Aircraft for the U.S. Air Force Air Defense Command, this promotional film MRS. JONES, MEET YOUR PARTNERS features General Nathan F. Twining speaking about the group's mission: to protect the USA from enemy attack, especially nuclear attack. It also showcases the F-89 Scorpion interceptor. The film is a bit fragmentary but apparently featured a civilian housewife "Mrs. Jones", who has volunteered as a aircraft spotter with the Ground Observer Corps, touring the...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
PeriscopeFilm
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Produced in the 1970s by Universal for the U.S. Air Force and directed by S. Becker Olsen, this film shows the Air Force Academy and the activities of the cadets.  Wind tunnel models are shown at the 1:10 mark, classroom lectures and laboratory work, and more.  Language skills are developed at 5:10, and a dance is held at 5:20.  Athletics are seen at the 5:30 mark and onward including USAF Football.  At 6:50, flight training is seen.   The United States Air Force Academy (also known as...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Air Force, Air Force Academy, Colorado, Colorado...